One dead in tractor-trailer crash that closed section of US 322

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CENTRE COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — A driver was pronounced dead and a section of US 322 was closed for nearly four hours after a car crashed into a tractor-trailer in Centre County late Monday morning.

The crash happened just before 11 a.m. on US 322 eastbound between exit PA 45 west – Oak Hall/Boalsburg and 1 mile east of Mountain Back Road, Red Mill Road.

Jonathan Kaczmar, 28, of Harrisburg died at the scene, according to the Centre County Coroner.

A car traveling eastbound crossed the center line on 322 at Mt. Nittany Expressway and Boalsburg Ave and struck a tractor-trailer that was traveling west. The Centre County Coroner said Kazzmar died as a result of blunt force trauma. His manner of death has been ruled as accidental.

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